Att bemöta, lyssna till och delaktiggöra ungdomar på HVB-hem: En kvalitativ studie ur personalens perspektiv
Independent thesis Basic level (professional degree), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
When young people are placed in residential care, the staff have a responsibility to ensure that the youth have a safe environment where they can thrive and develop. Residential staff also have responsibilities to ensure the rights of youth during the residential care. This study aims to examine how staff consider themselves to treat the youth in residential care. Furthermore the study aims to examine how the staff consider themselves to ensure youth their right to be heard and have an impact on their own lives, in agreement with Article 12 of the UN convention on the rights of the child (CRC). A qualitative method has been used in order to answer the study's purpose and issues. Five interviews were conducted with residential staff, four of which were environmental therapists and one who was a manager. The results show that the staff consider themselves to respond well to the youth, however, a good treatment is difficult to define and therefore hard to achieve. Furthermore, it appears that the knowledge about children’s rights varies among the staff, which can have negative effects on how they manage to reassure youth their rights to be heard and have an impact on their own lives, in agreement with Article 12 of the CRC.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2012. , 40 p.
residential care, staff, professional relationship, children's rights, the UN convention on the right of the child article 12
Institutionsplacering, HVB-hem, personal, bemötande, barns rättigheter, barnkonventionen artikel 12
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-23633ISRN: ORU-JPS/SA--GY-2012/0096--SEOAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-23633DiVA: diva2:535910
Subject / course
Socialt arbete, (socionomutb)
UppsokSocial and Behavioural Science, Law
Stetsko, Maria, Universitetsadjunkt